Helmut Koch

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    Christmas Oratorio BWV 248:SinfoniaHelmut Koch
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    Pastorale from Christmas OratorioHelmut Koch
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    Pastorale from Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248Helmut Koch

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        Helmut Koch was a highly respected though somewhat lesser-known conductor who, probably unwisely, chose East Germany as the base of operations for most of his career. Still, as a conductor known largely for choral and operatic music, he flourished at home and in parts of Europe. He made numerous recordings in a broad range of repertory from Bach and Monteverdi to Schoenberg and Leo Spies. For all his seeming eclecticism, though, he favored Mozart -- especially the operas and cho... Read more

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